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feat of government of the United States, un- Undivided der the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, in tracis of one quarter of a town- in like

he manner by ship lying at the corners thereof, excluding the four central sections, and the other reservations tary of the before mentioned : Provided always, that no

urways, al no No part of part of the lands directed by this act to be of the Lands to

be sold for fered for sale, shall be sold for less than two dollars per acre.

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acre. Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That the Secre. tary of the Treasury, after receiving the afore- of Treasusaid plats, shall forthwith give notice, in one newspaper in each of the United States, and the times

be of sale, &c. of the territories north-west and south of the of lale rivér Ohio, of the times of fale; which shall, in no case, be less than two months from the date of the notice; and the sales at the different places shall not commence, within less than one month of each other: And when the Governor of the western territory, or Secretary of the Treasury, shall find it necefsary to adjourn, or suspend the sales under their direction, refpectively, for more than three days, at any one time, notice shall be given in the public newfpapers, of such suspension, and at what time the sales will re-commence.

Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, That immedi- Certain ately after the passing of this act, the Secretary other lands of the Treasury shall, in the manner herein before directed, advertise for sale, the lands remaining unfold in the foven ranges of town. fips, which were surveyed, in pursuance of an ordinance of Congress, passed the twentieth of May, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, including the lands drawn for the army, by the late Secretary of War, and also thofe heretofore sold, but not paid for; the townships which by the said ordinance, are di VOL. III.

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